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    December 2, 2015

    Air Quality at Arkansas Racetracks, Unsa...

    An air quality study at Oaklawn Park Racing and Gaming and Southland Park Gaming and Racing measuring fine particulates.
  • Alecia’s Story
    September 28, 2015

    Alecia’s Story

    Hear Alecia’s story in her own words about what it was like to work in Nevada’s smoke-filled casino industry, an industry that eventually ...
  • Lysa’s Story
    April 4, 2014

    Lysa’s Story

    Lysa Buonanno is battling Stage 4 Lung Cancer despite having never smoked a cigarette in her entire life. Her hope is that her story will save lives.
  • Colorado’s Smokefree Casinos: Rod and Stephanie Lane’s story
    August 30, 2013

    Colorado’s Smokefree Casinos: Rod ...

    Long time casino goers Rod and Stephanie Lane talk about their passion and advocacy for smokefree casinos in Colorado and the need to protect everyone...
  • Colorado’s Smokefree Casinos: Kathy’s Story
    August 30, 2013

    Colorado’s Smokefree Casinos: Kath...

    The ANR Foundation is proud to release “Kathy’s Story”, another powerful testimony in our series of personal interviews about second...
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The Dangers of E-Cigarettes

Electronic smoking devices should not be used in smokefree workplaces and public places. Not only do the secondhand emissions pose a health hazard to other people but these devices can…

U.S. 100% Smokefree Gambling Map

U.S. 100% Smokefree Gambling

Map of States Status of Smokefree Gaming:  See our map showing the U.S. states with smokefree, state-regulated gambling facilities. Share this article…

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Smoking in casinos is going bye-bye

A piece by Roger Snow in the Global Gaming Business Magazine, titled “Family Feud – The biggest changes to table games in the last 20 years,” stated: No Smoking [15]…

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Living life with cancer (from secondhand smoke)

A short time ago, I participated in a community roundtable discussion sponsored by the Mesquite Citizens for Clean Indoor Air. The purpose of the event was to bring together people…

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Smokefree Casinos: Design for Success

Smokefree casinos and other gaming venues are now the norm in many U.S. regional gaming markets, competing successfully and providing safe, healthy jobs and entertainment without the toxic secondhand smoke….

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Millennials and Casinos

The hot topic across the casino industry is the huge investment and change underway for attracting the next generation of customers – the ever elusive Millennial crowd (people born after…

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Ohio gaming revenue increase tops Midwest, report says

Ohio casinos compete well in a regional market AND are smokefree indoors for the health of workers and the public. Ohio gaming revenue increase tops Midwest, report says CLEVELAND, Ohio…

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Westgate Las Vegas Resort makes its Race and Sports SuperBook smokefree

Smoking banned at Westgate SuperBook KLAS-TV – March 30, 2016 Officials at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort announced Wednesday that smoking is no longer permitted at the world-famous Race and…

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Maryland Smokefree Casinos Succeed in Competitive Regional Market

February 2016 gaming revenue was up in Maryland one of the many states where all commercial casinos and gambling facilities are smokefree indoors – for the health of the gaming…

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Bingo, smoking don’t go together in Duncanville, Texas

The Dallas Morning News reports that the Duncanville City Council voted against a proposed exemption from the smokefree ordinance for bingo parlors. Council member Dennis Schwartz stated, “The real problem…